Uber faces landmark GDPR court challenge over alleged firing of drivers by algorithm

A trade union on Monday filed a complaint in the Amsterdam District Court accusing Uber of “robo-firing” drivers by algorithm. The App Drivers and Couriers Union is bringing the case on behalf of three drivers from London and Birmingham, while a fourth, Lisbon-based driver’s case is supported by the International Alliance of App-based Transport Workers. […]

ICO issues enforcement notice to Experian over unlawful use of data for marketing purposes

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued an enforcement notice to Experian over unlawful use of data for marketing purposes, which Experian plans to appeal. The credit reference agency (CRA) Experian, has been ordered by the ICO to make “fundamental changes” to how it handles people’s personal data within its direct marketing services after a […]

ICO clarifies GDPR Subject Access Request time limit pause in updated guidance

The Information Commissioner’s Office in the UK has updated its guidance on the right to access, including clarifying the circumstances in which the one-month time limit clock can be paused. The new version of the guidance has been published following a consultation that began last December. The guidance makes it clear that an organisation in […]

ICO probes complaints following allegations Wagamama used Covid-19 track and trace data to survey customers

Wagamama customers in the UK have allegedly been sent a survey after sharing contact details for Covid-19 contact tracing, The Times reports. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is now making enquiries after receiving a number of complaints about the restaurant chain. UK regulations state that hospitality venues including restaurants must ask at least one member […]

What does the Schrems II decision mean for your privacy plans? Register for our free webinar

On 16 July, the Court of Justice of the European Union released its much-anticipated decision in the Schrems II case, invalidating the US-EU Privacy Shield and providing clarity around Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs). The decision will have an immediate impact on the future of international data flows and your business. Join our panel of experts […]